Employment

People-Search Services: An Overview
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People-Search Services: An Overview

People-search services provide a quick, convenient way to pull data from NC public records that might otherwise take a great deal of time to aggregate. The efficiency and ease of use these services offer to make them popular with employers looking for a simple way to evaluate prospective job candidates as well as with private individuals hoping to reconnect with […]

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The Best Part Time Jobs Students Can Do
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The Best Part Time Jobs Students Can Do

For the most part, being a student is fun and exciting. That’s until you start to run low on your college fund. You might have saved up some money to get you through your years of studying, or perhaps your parents are helping you out. Whatever you’re doing to make sure you’re able to put food in your mouth and […]

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Sleep is Important for Work Performance and Productivity: Here’s Why
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Sleep is Important for Work Performance and Productivity: Here’s Why

Sleep deprivation – if you don’t get enough quality sleep – could be sabotaging your career. If your work requires concentration and brain and/or physical work, lack of sleep can have a negative impact on your performance and decrease your productivity. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine strongly recommends that adults should be able to sleep at least 7 hours […]

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Hard Hats Stats: How Many Lives Are Saved?
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Hard Hats Stats: How Many Lives Are Saved?

Ok tough guy, think it’s not cool to wear a hard hat? Think you can survive a pipe wrench falling on your head from 100 feet above? Think again. You aren’t that tough and neither is anyone else. There were over 1,000 U.S. worker deaths in 2012 due to head injuries on the job. Add to that 65,000 cases involving […]

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How to Be a Fair Employer
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How to Be a Fair Employer

As a hiring manager or business owner, one of the most uncomfortable things that you will experience is having to fire an employee, but if they aren’t performing well and are causing disruptions in your business, then you need to think about what is best for your business. There will be times when your excuses and your efforts to try […]

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Checklist to Hiring Your First Employee
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Checklist to Hiring Your First Employee

For months you may have been single-handedly running your business, wearing every hat from CEO to receptionist to keep everything afloat. There comes a time in most business owners lives where it’s time to hire an employee to help to keep everything running smoothly. This is a milestone in itself, as it means that your business is successful and buoyant […]

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Career Advice: Making the Most of Your Commute
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Career Advice: Making the Most of Your Commute

Day by day, we make our way into work and endure the monotony of a daily commute. Long, tedious and the worst kind of social interaction to be experienced. However, does it have to be this way? The commute is a period of time which instead of being wasted could actually be used as a great way to improve yourself, […]

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What Can We Do to Attract More Women Into STEM Careers?
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What Can We Do to Attract More Women Into STEM Careers?

The UK has the lowest amount of female STEM employees in comparison with the rest of Europe making up only 24% of the workforce1. Those numbers are slowly growing; however, an old-fashioned culture still prevails and needs to change before we see an increase of women happily staying in STEM. Allegra Santis, creative marketing specialist at Oak Intranet, is joined […]

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4 Tips For Job Search If You Were Born in Generation Z
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4 Tips For Job Search If You Were Born in Generation Z

If you were born between the years of 1996 and 2010, you were born in Generation Z. These have been some of the most transformative years in history, especially in regards to technology. Those who belong to Generation Z knew how to use devices like a computer and cell phone before they were in school. A world without internet is […]

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Why Dental Hygienists Are So Popular in the Healthcare Field
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Why Dental Hygienists Are So Popular in the Healthcare Field

Consider what happens at your dentist appointments and you won’t have any trouble understanding how and why dental hygienists are in high demand. People are recommended to have their teeth checked out and cleaned every six months. That means that twice a year you should be cozying into the dentist’s chair and opening wide so that a dental hygienist can […]

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